Smith, Frederick

Birthplace

Oldham, Lancashire

Occupation

Winger

Biographical Text

Fred was playing for Hurst, when he was signed by Stockport County in 1931. He played 17 times for County, moving to Ashton National the following season. In 1933 he resigned for Hurst and remained there for two seasons signing for Darlington in 1935.

Signed from Darlington in the summer of 1936, Smith had just the one season with Darlington where he scored 8 goals in 27 Third Division North appearances.

He went straight into the Grecians’ side for their opening day of the season fixture at Notts County in August 1936.

Despite establishing himself as regular in the team for the second half of the season, he moved on at the end of it.

Signing for Gillingham in 1937, he appeared in 15 matches for them, scoring two goals.

There is no record of what happened to Fredrick Smith after he left Gillingham in 1938.

Appearances

24

Goals

4

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